Heritage & Arts Commission

The Tiburon Heritage & Arts Commission meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Tiburon Council Chambers at Town Hall, 1505 Tiburon Boulevard.  Meetings are open to the public.  For more information or to confirm meeting dates and times, call (415) 435-7373.

Mission & Services

The mission of the Tiburon Heritage & Arts Commission is to preserve and advance the Town’s unique historic and cultural character and to advance the arts in the community.

To achieve this, the commission:
  1. Recommends the appropriate selection, placement, modification and maintenance of art and historic objects on the Tiburon Peninsula for protection and enhancement
  2. Recommends new street names with historic significance
  3. Reviews and makes recommendations on the request of any group interested in artistic displays at Town facilities
Learn more by visiting the Heritage & Arts Commission website.

Heritage & Arts Educator Award


The purpose of the Heritage & Arts Educator Award is to recognize outstanding achievement in education; to promote public awareness of heritage and arts education; to laud exceptional commitment, contributions, and projects; and to recognize excellence, growth, support and accessibility in heritage and arts education by an outstanding educator(s) in the Tiburon Peninsula community who has left an indelible impression on our community and who is to be honored for their creativity, inspiration and hard work. 

Please click here for more information about the Heritage & Arts Educator Award. If you would like to nominate a person or group, the application is available here. The deadline for nomination is April 14, 2017.

​Artist Recruitment


The Heritage & Arts Commission is dedicated to the support and presentation of local artists on the Tiburon Peninsula and Southern Marin. The Town Hall has two gallery spaces. The Atrium Gallery is located in the lobby of the Town Hall, including the entrance to the Council Chambers, and the Upstairs Gallery, which features a special gallery room looking out onto the Tiburon ridgeline and has dedicated gallery lighting. The exhibits are shown in one and two month rotating cycles throughout the year, with receptions for the artist available for booking.

If you are interested in finding out more about these opportunities and speaking with a commissioner, please call or email Patti Pickett, Liason to the Heritage & Arts Commission at (415)435-7373 or ppickett@townoftiburon.org. If you wish to access the forms necessary for your existing exhibition, you will find the Policies & Procedures and Artist Waiver here

Meeting Documents


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes
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